Watch a Tick Burrowing Into Skin in Microscopic Detail

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From video © Dania Richter One of the freakiest parts of getting bitten by a tick is the insect’s incredible tenacity: If one successfully pierces your skin and you don’t pull it off, it can hang on for days at a time, all the while sucking your…

Susan Grigsby‘s insight:

The "ick factor" on this is high on this but it will fascinate students.

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